Corteva — Lethbridge, AB

Posted: July 3, 2022
Production Technician

Corteva — Lethbridge, AB

Description

In the Production Technician role, you will be deeply integrated with our safety culture that values recognition and continuous improvement. You will have a variety of responsibilities throughout the year, which gives you exposure to, and knowledge of, many areas of our business. You will join a team that provides a strong training program and foundation to advance your career in a variety of areas including Agronomy, Operations Management/Leadership, and more!

At Corteva Agriscience, you will help us grow what’s next. No matter what your role, you will be part of a team that is building the future of agriculture – solving the world’s food problems through innovation, technology, and putting people first.

Responsibilities:
How will you help us grow? It matters to us, and it matters to you!

  • Work and interact directly with canola seed growers in the summer
  • Perform responsibilities associated with general plant operations from receiving seed to shipping packaged seed at the Lethbridge Plant
  • Operation of various types of plant equipment such as sizing, gravity operation, spiral separators, seed treatment applicators, packaging equipment
  • Conditioning activities such as cleaning and sizing, treating and packaging, palletizing, wrapping and sampling
  • Could involve process orders, tag printing, grading, data entry and documentation of government records
  • Shipping/receiving, interplant movement, rework, warehousing, and inventory management of bagged and bulk seed, including the safe operation of forklifts
  • Harvest activities from receiving to storage
  • Compliance with Work Instructions and Quality Plan requirements
  • Repair and maintenance on plant equipment as required

Qualifications

Requirements:
What expertise have you grown? What do you bring to the table?

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • 0-2 years of experience in a production, manufacturing, or related.
  • Valid Class 5 driver’s license
  • Ability to climb and/or work in elevated areas, standing and sitting for extended periods
  • Willing and able to work overtime hours including weekends and shift work required during seasonal
  • Repetitive lifting up to 50 pounds, with or without reasonable accommodation
  • Willingness to work both outdoors and indoors in hot, cold, wet, dry, and dusty conditions
  • Competent computer skills
  • Organization Skills
  •  Ability to work autonomously with limited supervision
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, reliability, work accuracy, and timeliness

The following are preferred:

  • Post-secondary education related to agriculture or related field of study
  • Experience in light industrial, manufacturing, field production/farming, seed cleaning and handling, or warehouse
  • Knowledge of farming, production agriculture and production plant operations

Benefits:
Let’s peek at how you can grow your wellbeing, health, and future at Corteva!

  • Strike a better work-life balance with robust time off benefits including paid maternity, paternal and family illness leave
  • Prepare for your future with our competitive retirement savings plan, tuition reimbursement program, and more
  • Enjoy access to health benefits for you and your family on your first day of employment
  • And much, much more!